A Framework for the Development and Interpretation of Different Sepsis Definitions and Clinical Criteria.

@article{Angus2016AFF,
  title={A Framework for the Development and Interpretation of Different Sepsis Definitions and Clinical Criteria.},
  author={Derek C. Angus and Christopher Warren Seymour and Craig M. Coopersmith and Clifford S. Deutschman and Michael Klompas and Mitchell M. Levy and Greg S Martin and Tiffany Medlin Osborn and Chanu Rhee and R Scott Watson},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={e113-21}
}
Although sepsis was described more than 2,000 years ago, and clinicians still struggle to define it, there is no "gold standard," and multiple competing approaches and terms exist. Challenges include the ever-changing knowledge base that informs our understanding of sepsis, competing views on which aspects of any potential definition are most important, and the tendency of most potential criteria to be distributed in at-risk populations in such a way as to hinder separation into discrete sets… CONTINUE READING

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